New Schedule Restructures Advisory Time

by Annabell Werner With a new school year, there are many changes to the ASW Upper School schedule. One of the most obvious is an increase in the amount of advisory time. Many people will remember their advisory period being a 20-minute advisory every Wednesday before lunch, as a useful way to exchange information between faculty and students. This year, however, advisory occurs four days … Continue reading New Schedule Restructures Advisory Time

Girls’ Soccer Ready for a New Year

by Louisa Wetzel The ASW Girls’ Soccer team is preparing for their yearly competitions, the SCIS and CEESA tournaments. Training, conditioning, and bonding together after school three times a week and even on the weekend, the members of the HS Girls Varsity Soccer team have impressed Coach Beach. “The team this season is quite different than last, and this has allowed for more skill based … Continue reading Girls’ Soccer Ready for a New Year

Hey, Want to Know What’s Inside Antek Z’s Bag?

by Taylor Bata Celebrities from across the globe are always questioned about the contents of their purses, bags or satchels. To bring this tradition to ASW, we will be periodically asking students, Hey, What’s in your bag? Today, Antek Z will be in our line of questioning. He is currently a 10th grader who has a passion for the arts and sports. He would describe … Continue reading Hey, Want to Know What’s Inside Antek Z’s Bag?

Cross Country Returns

By Yoo Jin Lim ASW Cross Country is back. The cross country runners will compete in two cross country tournaments this year – SCIS in Vienna in October, and CEESA in Prague in November. The will also run in friendly races in Krakow and in Wroclaw at the end of September. The cross country runners are practicing hard, looking to improve on last season’s results. … Continue reading Cross Country Returns


By Grace Oh On Friday, September 11, the ASW Coffee House returned with four performances. In previous years, the Coffee House primarily consisted of musical performances but this year, it includes music, acting, magic, poetry, and anything students want to perform.   The organiser of the Coffee House, Mr. Pitale describes the Coffee House as “an opportunity for the community to get together and celebrate … Continue reading COFFEE HOUSE RETURNS!

Street Artist Truth Visits ASW

by Geunseok Song, Sua Yoo, and Jimin Park On September 11, Mike Johnston, a street artist from Texas known as Truth,  visited ASW. He was invited by the HS art teacher, Ms. Fernandez, who was inspired by his eye-catching and engaging street art. During the visit, Mr. Johnston gave a lecture to the students about the techniques and skills he employs in his artworks to … Continue reading Street Artist Truth Visits ASW